Stories tagged with: John Glenn

November 22, 2013 - 10:19am
1 year 40 weeks ago

A letter written by Mercury astronaut Virgil "Gus" Grissom brings in thousands of dollars in an on-line auction site. 

The letter from Grissom to his mother sold for $13,155 on the site run by RR Auction in Amherst, New Hampshire. 

The letter said that all the other astronauts were mad that John Glenn, a native of New Concord, was picked to be the first to orbit the Earth. In the letter Grissom  also said that the astronauts expressed their views prior to...

November 21, 2013 - 6:41am
1 year 40 weeks ago

 It seems not everyone was excited about New Concord Native John Glenn becoming the first man to orbit the earth. 

A letter written by Virgil "Gus" Grissom is up for auction on the online site RR Auction out of Amherst, New Hampshire.

In the letter written on Project Mercury letterhead the man writes his mother that he's been feeling low for the past few days and that "all of us are mad because Glenn was picked." He went on to write that the...

November 16, 2013 - 6:51pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

After the recent removal of a religious memorial at John Glenn High School, one local T-shirt shop decided to take a stand.

The owners of Four Season Graphics say they wanted to turn a negative event for the community into a positive one by selling shirts as a fundraiser for Christ's Table. Hundreds of community members came out to purchase the Christian themed t-shirts and show their support to the high school.

"So we were not expecting the crowd that came today, a lot of...

November 8, 2013 - 11:47pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

Division II Region 5:

Northland 21  New Albany 35
Licking Heights 0 Mansfield Senior 24
Dublin Scioto 3 Worthington Kilbourne 38
St. Charles 0  Zanesville 38

Division III Region 9

Logan Elm 55  Athens 74
New Philadelphia 21 Tri-Valley 47
Dover 14 Marion-Franklin 34...

November 3, 2013 - 4:18pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

Earlier this afternoon the OHSAA released their official final rankings for football teams in the state of Ohio. That means the playoffs are now set and here are the pairings for the first round of the High School Playoffs:

Division II Region 5:

St. Charles (7-2) at Zanesville (10-0) at Sulsberger Stadium

Division III Region 9:

New Philadelphia (9-1) at Tri-Valley (8-2) at Jack Anderson Stadium Dover (7-3) at Marion Franklin (9-1)

November 2, 2013 - 3:02pm
1 year 43 weeks ago

Sheridan has had one of the best cross country seasons of anyone in the MVL and the area and today one of their own earned the ultimate prize. Senior Matt Bromley who has won the District and Regional Race capped off the trifecta winning the State Meet's race today.

Bromley ran the race in a time of 16:04.58 which won the race by six seconds over his next closest contestant. With the win Bromley is a State Champion and his teammate Joey Palumbo who is just a sophmore finished 21 in the...

November 1, 2013 - 3:57pm
1 year 43 weeks ago

East Central Ohio League:

Zanesville 60 Marietta 0
Cambridge 50 Meadowbrook 12
Maysville 20 Claymont 19
M: Game Winning TD as Time Expired
Rosecrans 7 Fort Frye 53
Coshocton 26 River View 13
New Philadelphia 34 Dover 28 3OT

Muskingum Valley League

John Glenn 28 ...

October 25, 2013 - 1:44pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

High School Football:

East Central Ohio League:

Cambridge 10 New Philadelphia 35
River View 0 Zanesville 71
Clinched Share of ECOL Scarlet TItle
Coshocton 24 Claymont 28
Clinched Share of ECOL Gray Title
Dover 60 Marietta 18

Muskigum Valley League:

October 18, 2013 - 3:14pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

High School Football Week 8:

East Central Ohio League:

Logan 13 Zanesville 58
Claymont 24 Meadowbrook 7
Dover 53 Coshocton 0
New Philadelphia 63 Marietta 15
Beaver 14 Cambridge 50

Muskingum Valley League:

West Muskingum 28 Buckeye Trail 53

October 17, 2013 - 9:39pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

High School Girls Soccer:

Division 3 Sectionals at West Muskingum HS
West Muskingum 3  St. Clairsville 0

Bishop Rosecrans 4 Coshocton 2

Division 2 Sectionals at Philo HS
New Philadelphia 1
River View 0 OT

West Holmes 4 John Glenn 2
New Philadelphia will play West Holmes Saturday @ Philo HS, 1 pm

Division 1 Sectional at Hilliard...

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